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End of Life Planning: How to Start the Conversation With Your Children

Talking about end of life planning with your children is never easy. No one wants to contemplate their own death, and children don’t want to dwell on losing their parents. Nevertheless, death is inevitable, and not making end-of-life plans can make the experience far more traumatic for survivors. Additionally, if your children are not aware of …

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Promoting Employee Wellness: Tips for Managing Burn Out

Employee morale should be a top priority of any company. Studies have shown that positive work culture makes for more productive businesses. Office wellness comes in many shapes and forms, extending from mental health to physical well-being. Employee wellness extends beyond workouts and healthy eating and also concerns emotional, financial, intellectual, and occupational elements as …

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Tips for Online Dating With Hearing Loss: How to Feel Confident With Your Disability

Everyone wants (and deserves) to be loved. However, for some, it can be harder to find romance than it is for others. Many times, finding a companion or starting a relationship comes down to confidence, which is why it’s important to have self-confidence before you get on the dating train. That being said, sometimes finding that confidence is …

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6 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Unlike a book, people will judge your house by its cover. Your home’s exterior provides buyers and insurers with a first impression, either good or bad. Whether you’re looking to sell your home or you simply want to increase your house’s value, there are several easy ways to boost your home’s curb appeal. From adding greenery to your front …

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5 Tips for Making Your Home Pet Friendly

When you’re planning your dream home, there is a lot to consider. While you’re planning or designing areas of your house for family members and your convenience, don’t forget about your family members who walk on four legs. Your furry friends are just as big a part of the family as anyone, and they deserve …

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Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Your Girlfriend

When you’re in a relationship it’s important to mark special occasions such as Valentine’s Day, your girlfriend’s birthday, and Christmas with a gift. Valentine’s Day generates billions of dollars in spending in the United States alone, which can increase the pressure to find the perfect present. While there are some classic gifts that are great options, there …

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Making the Most of Your Retirement

Many people associate retirement with freedom. After decades of work, retirees finally have a chance to pursue their interests without answering to a boss. Retirement can also produce fear and anxiety because it represents aging. As people age, they face unique financial challenges due to a reduction in their income. They are also susceptible to …